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210 inmates escaped from Minna prison

Gunmen attacked and set free 210 inmates of Mina Maximum Prisons on Sunday night and killed a warder and a commercial motorcycle operator. Interior minister Abdulrahman Dambazau confirmed the escape of the inmates, but that 32 of them have been re-arrested. During the jailbreak, he said that gunmen shot sporadically, paving way

Prison Decongestion Panel Releases 458 Inmates

Babatunde Opalana    The Stakeholders Committee on Prison Reforms and Prison Decongestion has facilitated the release of 458 inmates in Kaduna State. The special panel which was inaugurated on the 31st of October 2017 by Attorney General of the Federation and Justice Minister, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) is under the chairmanship of Chief

Plateau Chief Judge releases 22 prison inmates

Babatunde Opalana The Acting Chief Judge of Plateau State Justice Yakubu Gyang Dakwat has released 22 inmates across Prisons formations in the State. The release was done during a visit by the State Criminal Justice Administration Committee to Prisons formations in Plateau State. The visits which lasted between 1st and 8th

Nigeria’s journalists Binniyat, regains freedom after 96 days detention

Jude Johnson    A Nigerian journalist, Mr. Luka Binniyat has regained freedom after 96 days of detention by the Kaduna State Government.   The former Vanguard Correspondent in Kaduna, Binniyat had on Thursday met all the bail conditions and has been released on bail.   The Chairman of Kaduna Council, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Adamu Yusuf, confirmed that

NMA provides free medical service to over 800 Plateau prison inmates

John Okon The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Plateau State chapter, has provided free medical to more than 800 inmates of Jos Prison. The chairman of NMA Plateau State Chapter, Dr. Daniel Meshak , stated on Wednesday  that the outreach is geared towards complementing the effort of the Federal Government in  ensuring that inmates get

What you need to know about police statement

By Kuku Ikpidungise If the police ask you to write a statement, which they normally do when they stop you on the road and take you to their station or when they invite you to their station, you should know how to write a good statement that will not implicate you. First, whether